Coronavirus Update:  Shelter in place advisories for Contra Costa have been extended indefinitely.  For the latest information on what the City is doing to keep us all healthy and safe, click here or visit


General Plan

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

The City’s General Plan is the community's vision about how it will grow and reflects the community's priorities and values while shaping the future. As the legal underpinning for land use decisions within the City, the General Plan  consists of an introduction and nine separate "elements" (listed below),  which are topics that California law requires to be covered in a general plan (Gov. Code § 65302). Some of the General Plan Elements below are subdivided into smaller parts for easier downloading. Copies of the City's General Plan and Land Use & Zoning Map may be purchased through the City Clerk's office.

The complete rewrite of the General Plan, with the exception of the Housing Element, was approved by the City Council on September 22, 1998. Recent updates to the General Plan include:

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Download Acrobat Reader Flash Player Download Flash Player Windows Media Player Download Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Download Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Download Word Viewer Excel Viewer Download Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer